Chicanos Ning Site Posting #2

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Chicanos Ning Site Posting #2

  1. 1. How to Tame a Wild Tongue,<br />From Bordering Fires<br />Language and Prejudice<br />
  2. 2. Girl grows up being told to get rid of her Mexican accent, to Americanize her language. <br />She fights it, mixes the two, Chicano language <br />Grows up to be more like the males in her family<br />Her language is her history, her very self<br />Outline of the Story<br />
  3. 3. Born in Texas<br />Family of ranchers<br />Family comes from prestigious line of Spaniards<br />Authors Background<br />
  4. 4. Started her menstrual cycle at 3 months old. <br />Difficult childhood due to condition<br />Underwent a hysterectomy as an adult<br />Considered a strong voice in Chicano culture<br />Authors Background<br />
  5. 5. Bordering Fires: The Vintage Book of Chicano and Chicana Literature<br /> By Cristina Garcia<br />Essay: How to Tame a Wild Tongue<br /> By Gloria E. Anzaldúa<br />Content<br />

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